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-- >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. officers were looking for bullet casing. ktvu's christien kafton is live with what we know so far. you talked to the driver of the car that was shot out. >> reporter: i had a chance to speak with the driver. let's show you the development. you can see traffic moving now on 580. a major change from 15 minutes ago where as you said traffic has been shut down for an hour. up from chopper 2 you can see the traffic is now moving through the area. right past the 164 avenue exit. got a chance to see the bullet holes. there was a woman and 2 children were caravaning. at this time everyone is okay. just shaken up. the driver says the suspects were driving erratically weaving in and out of traffic, speeding up and slow ising down. he passed -- slowing down. he passed them and they pulled up on the side and that seemed suspicious. an interview here on ktvu channel 2 news, he says he passed the suspect vehicle and that is when they started shooting. >> they came up to me with the window down, this looks fishy. they pulled out a hand gun, i g
in the south bay. the rain is pounding the pavement. ktvu's sal castaneda is keeping an eye on traffic problems for us tonight. >> there a lot of them -- there are a lot of them. just getting down the peninsula, or driving down to san jose. these are the busiest commutes here. contra costa county, eastbound 24 is slow. so is 680 and slow traffic on highway 4. double the amount of time. people are slowing down. we had a lot of fender benders but not a lot of serious accidents. eastbound interstate 88. you can see what you are dealing with here. especially on the first day after it hasn't rained for a while. we will see a lot of slow traffic. whenever it is raining at the same time as the commute you got to know it won't be doing well. b.a.r.t. is recovering after earlier problems. b.a.r.t. has major delays. back to you. >> san francisco is bracing for the stormy weather by tackling problem spots that pop up during heavy down pours. ktvu's david stevenson is in union scare and got a look at the flood prevention efforts underway tonight. >> reporter: while people rush to get out of the rain or get
will cause problems in the future and we are getting a look at what still needs to be done. ktvu's tom vacar joins us now, live in the news room where he  is pouring through the paper work. >> reporter: it is plenty of paper work. thousands of items. >> reporter: the bridge that was open labor day meets all requirements but it is not done. punch lists is 8 different lists, 147 pages, details thousands of things still needing work. there are a multitude of modifications, corrections and repairs needed before the contractor can walk away. lists were created by engineers who crawl all over the structure making it a work in progress instead of a final list. many of the items are cosmetic issues like removing rust and repainting, retightening ult bolts -- bolts, installations of washers, replacing temporary bolts with permanent ones were accomplished long ago. most show what list still need attention. i will pour over this all night and tomorrow to see if there are any surprises or major problems. >> reporter: and if you want to see that list we are posting it to www.ktvu.com. tom vacar, ktvu ch
and millions of dollars in fines. ktvu's david stevenson broke the story this morning and has been following the investigation. david is here now with what he learned. >> reporter: this federal investigation is stretched out for three years and today we were the first to learn of the specific charges and the specific officers involved. >> reporter: ktvu brock the news of the -- broke the news of the indictments of san francisco police officers on charges of civil rights violations and corruption. >> this is a serious matter of misconduct as i can recall in my time in the immediate. >> reporter: officer arshad razzak, officer richard yick and officer raul eric elias, sergeant ian furminger, officer edmond robles and complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis are charge -- and officer vargas are charged. charges range from extortion to theft to drug description. >> public corruption work is important to the fbi. >> reporter: the investigation began in 2011 after he brought the tapes to light. >> they were going into the rooms without warnants. they were stealing -- warrants. they were
, they are available anytime we are off the air on our ktvu weather app. >>> the roadways. a live look on highway 17. you can tell it is dark at the summit in the mountains. a lot of fog, light rain. drivers have their headlights on and it is slow going. the traffic is so bad we called in sal castaneda for an extra sift. tell us where the real problem areas are. >> reporter: wherever it is raining is where traffic slows the most. you heard bill say in san francisco, heaviest in the south bay. pictures. our camera might be wet in san francisco. we will show it to you. traffic is busy here. tilting down to show us how busy it is. something going on on the shoulder. eastbound traffic is slow. windy as well. to san francisco. this might be a tough thing to see, 101 in san francisco, if we could go to the camera. you can see how the traffic is slow. camera is wet. you can tell what is going on. very slow through san francisco. as we look at the bay area, all the red, we had a lot of slow traffic and lot of incidents, too much to go into detail but the grade is also slow and contra costa county, 680. one
get a ticket for that and the price varies on the jurisdiction. live in petaluma, ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new details in the case of a 14-year-old girl who was hit and killed by a train. we are learning more before the train hit. jenna betti was on the tracks with her girlfriend before the train hit her and tonight her boyfriend is posting about their last moments together. ktvu's ann rubin is in martinez. the community is devastated. >> reporter: that's right. authorities wanted to clear up one aspect of the investigation. they said there has been speculation about a vacuum created by the train that drew the teen towards it. that was not the case. they say the crew members watched as two teens ran from the tracks and one ran back on. >> reporter: students wore pink in her honor, it was jenna betti's favorite color, they hoped it would help them. >> everyone was crying. depressing. >> how is this real? how did this happen? we haven't eveb processed it yesterday -- even processed it yet. >> reporter: jenna betti was hit and killed by a passing train. it appears she was
. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us. we are on storm watch this morning. looking at a little puddle in petaluma. steve paulson may be rolling his eyes over there but we are excited for any rain because it really is we all know we are in a drought. it has been a very dry winter. it's good to have rain move into the bay area and it already is. and you should know as you get ready for your morning commute that steve says it could be a bad evening commute. so make plans ahead of time. here's what it looks like in palo alto as they get ready for sliding down -- flooding down there. we will check in with our reporters all over the bay area this morning. it is wednesday, february 26th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. we're ready. let's check weather and traffic. steve is right over there. >>> i was just looking at you not rolling my eyes. [ laughter ] we do have light rain. . couple reports coming in. concord, clayton, maybe where you are. the heavy rain is just getting closer to offshore. wet weather is on the way. cloudy, light rain in t
haener. we're on storm watch tonight, and our first stop is the ktvu weather center, and chief meteorologist bill martin. >> we've got rainfall out there right now. live stormtracker 2 is showing rain, and showers throughout the bay area. we've even had a few thunder showers reported. i'm tracking this area right now on near the richmond bridge. this is a nice looking cell moving through richmond, and toward hercules. we can stick a track on it. as they thing moves off, the going to move through the districts of crockett in the next 32 minutes. vallejo in the next 40 minutes or so. not going to see any thunder from this one, but definitely seeing heavy rain in these cells. you're going to see more rain in san francisco. as we work our way toward san bruno, more showers. this was just the first in a series of storms. number 2 is going to be here as well, and is going to play havoc on the commutes as well. we also have showers back in the forecast for tomorrow. so when i come back, i'll have all the complete details, we'll get you covered then. >>> our team coverage continues wi
bring more flooding to this low lying area, which i'm told floods quite often. live in mill valley, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just west of katie, a mud slide blocked highway 1. sent us these pictures, these is near the steep ra vin trail, along the coast. >> large rocks were blocking the northbound lanes, but it was cleared up. >> fire firefighters say their roof gave way under to the weight of rain water. 20 by 20 foot hole, act 2:00 o'clock this afsh. the warehouse stores and produces plastic bags. been in business there since 1971. so far, no estimate on how much it's going to cost to fix. >> to the south bay, where there was rain, flooding, and at least one rescue. ktvu. found himself stranded. >> well, that's right, right now, we're in the al m rock neighborhood. the streets are wet, and we've had rain off and on hard in the last half hour. >> check out eastern santa clara valley late nas afternoon. rain sweep across san jose. most people we spoke with brushed aside any problems. >> there's actually some cars that got stuck in the water. >> i'm loving the rain. >> a few about pros we
krueger and ryan warner will be back in court next month. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we've been digging for information on this story ever since it first broke, and we've posted much of our work on our web site ktvu.com. you can also read the criminal complaint there in its entirety. >>> everyone's storm watch tonight. we'll start with a live look outside. it is cloudy over the bay tonight. this is from our camera? emeryville look out toward the city. the transition to cooler weather has begun and a storm is brewing off the california coast. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking that storm and has the timing on when the rain is expected to start. bill. >> that's right, gasia. we need the rain. this is a good storm coming in. actually, it's more than one storm. it's a couple. here's no. 1 sitting right here. that shows up tomorrow. here's no. 2 sitting out behind it. that shows up on friday. we're coming a little closer. you can see the clouds thickening up. if i pull up the radar sweeps right now, two ray dors going, two dopplers. you see a little bit of moistening up in the a
investigation tonight at 5:00. sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. >>> and this just in, governor jerry brown announced he is running for re-election. he just announced this minutes ago. he broke the announcement on twitter. his campaign later released a statement touting his successes. >>> more rain is on the way for the bay area. but take a look from this live picture in oakland. as you can see, it's partly sunny right now. still quite a bit of blue sky there. however, it won't stay that way. rain will soon be back. mark tamayo is here with how much rain we've already received and when we can expect the next storm. >> storm one was a productive one across a good portion of the bay area, especially last night into early this morning. it's been a very productive month in terms of terms in northern california and rainfall. the most recent one you can see the totals adding up in the north bha and san rafael. 1.86 inches. that's from yesterday right on through early this morning. san francisco nearly an inch. san jose .69 and hayward nearly an inch of rain. we'll be adding
the roads will be a mess. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live in san francisco this morning. tara. >> reporter: the high winds and saturated ground made it easy for this tree to topple overnight here in the sunset district. as you take a look you can see how wet it got. it snapped right off. also it came within inches of the car right over there. and it is completely blocking 37th avenue here at lincoln. th roads have been a mess pretty much since the rain started. lots of pedals and slippery conditions. this crash happened around 2:30 this morning in the portola district. the driver lost control. slid up on the sidewalk against a building. luckily no one was hurt. on 18th and harrison a car spun out. police have not told us the cause of the accident but obviously the roads are wet. also this morning a car crash on 280 no one hurt in that incident but woman lanes were block -- but two lanes were blocked for awhile. give yourself enough braking distance and make sure your tires and windshield wipers are in good condition. many crews are working on chopping up this tree and getting
are taking. ktvu news at 7 is next. >>> and overflow crowd tonight remembering a young girl who's life was cut short. happening it now, a candle light vigil at martinez jr. high school. hundreds gathering to remember tina betty. that tragic accident was a jenna ran back to retrieve her cell phone. her boyfriend said they had been sitting on the tracks. he saids they ran from the tracks what they heard the train whistle but that jenna went back for her phone and was killed instantly. >>> a major development tonight involving a report of a sexual assault of a transgender student at the hercules high school. police now say there was no assault, that had the student has recanted the story. the school board president said he's relieved this teen wasn't victimized. hing a nones the district has problems but just because the case was a false alarm that doesn't mean all the problems have been solved. he says the district has an opportunity to make changes including getting surveillance cameras. he says cameras could have made a difference in this case. >> if there had been a surveillance syste
right now. at least one driver trapped. we just talked to the victim and ktvu janine de la vega will have a live report from the rescue scene. >> a tree down until san francisco. similar scenes expected all over the bay area. the big problems we are already seeing because of this storm. >> one person is dead after a truck slams into a power pole in pittsburgh early this morning. we will show you the unusual response by police after this accident. the ktvu channel 2 morning news starts right now. >>> good morning. we want to take you live to san francisco this morning. the tree we showed you that was down at 4:30 this morning. the good news is it has been cleared. just the beginning of some problems around the bay area. rain everywhere. a lot of flooding. airports effected as well. it's definitely the big story this morning. it is friday, february 28th i'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm dave clark. we will quickly go to steve paulson. we have a lot to talk about. >> i do. >> yeah i know you do. >> i know you do as well. we have systems coming through. this is going to be now the
cars to hydro plain. >> and we have team coverage tonight. ktvu spend the day -- latest storm. bill martin begins our coverage, bill. >> yeah, last night's commute was really a mess, heavy rain, now we've got showers, not as messy as last night, but still an average commute, friday, and rain on the road, heavy downpours at times, look around here, looking for the rain, mostly dry in the north bay, but as you head out to the oakland area, 24, heavy rain coming down, moderate rainfall on in area on 24. slow you down. come out, looking towards the tri valley area, plenty and livermore and again, afternoon commute, because that's what's going on, trying to get home for the weekend and you've got wet roadway, dublin boulevard and stone ridge road, and down in san jose area, you've got showers falling, widely scattered and these showers are dangerous, because it's dry and wet really quickly. a slow average nut right now. as we move into this week, i'll tyke line that for you. see you back here in just a minute. >> bay area, where high tides and rain made for a difficult combination, peopl
. there will be extra counselors on this campus again tomorrow, rocked again by turmoil. debra villalon, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more news, this attack ups two months after the california transgender rights law. the law is the first of its kind in the nation. just last week, an effort to repeal it failed to garner enough signatures to get on the ballot. >>> police have stepped up patrols. ken pritchett is live at the scene of the first robbery. students have been told to stay alert. >> reporter: it was here on this campus parking lot next to shot field. another robbery, within an hour of that first incident, students were alerted to it by text message, email, and phone. the students are on the golf team, walking home at #k tonight from a day on the links. where they are walking by shot field at 1:00 a.m. saturday morning was the scene of a crime. >> i was pretty scared. i was glad that i was home, and with the doors locked and everything. >> one student was approached by three men. two of them had handguns. >> i got the phone call at like 2:00 p.m., i think. it was kind of explaining everything that h
this new development and you'll hear from him coming up at 6:00. live in hercules, ktvu channel 2 news. >> school administrators were quick to act yesterday in part because they have had issues before with transgender students. just four months ago, another transgender student was involved in a fight at hercules high school. 16-year-old said the fight followed several days of taunting and bullying. the west contra costa school district revised its policies. the action was in response to a federal report issued last fall that said those issues were prevalent at district schools. >>> new at 5:00, an attack on an 80-year-old woman. she was tied up and robbed in her own home. she lives in a quiet subdivision in dublin. paul chambers is live at dublin police department on what action police are taking to address residents fears. paul. >> heather, i spoke with dublin police. they will hold a meeting this week. i have also learned from a woman who asked me not to show her identity. it was not the only thing that happened in that community. >> fourth incident in less than a week. i think it w
chances will be added to the forecast. >>> we have ktvu's team coverage as some residents around the bay area prepare for possible flooding and crews take steps to try to minimize any storm-related damage. >>> and we're monsterring the traffic and we'll talk -- monsterring the traffic and -- monsterring the traffic and we'll talk to the chp about what to prepare for as drivers develop chur out onto the wet roads -- venture out on the wet. >>> the first of the rain begins to arrive. people have begun to pick up sandbags, clear out gutters and trim trees ahead of the rain expected over the next few days. we have ktvu team coverage with reporters covering all over the bay area, from the south bay to the east bay and the slick road conditions in between. we start with mark tamayo tracking the rain. >> the first waves of rain, the first round of rain pushing across parts of the bay area. picking up, as you can see on live stormtracker2, we've been watching this. right now the steadiest activity is up in the north bay. you can see the greens and the yellows showing up there. there's the live d
looking over pretty gray scene toward the bay bridge. we have ktvu team coverage with our reporters spread out across the bay area tracking fladded roadways -- flooded roadways, downed trees and weather- related traffic accidents. stormwatch starts now. we begin here with rosemary tracking the conditions right now. >> yes. you were here when it was really storming. still at this hour, the wet weather continues. the spotty showers will be with us through your entire friday. you can see stormtracker2 showing you a combination of light showers and moderate showers. we have a few falling over livermore. let's start in the south bay area where we have light scattered showers over san jose. morgan hill and gilroy reporting light showers as well. if we shift into the central portions of the bay, we'll get closer in and around livermore where moderate rain is falling around 580, pleasanton, sunol, you may have moderate rain falling over your city as well. as we get into the central bay and north bay, you can see very sporadic rain showers falling but the bay bridge right now, a wet one. san franci
bucks when it hosts the game. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. . >> ole that is not the only thing that was damaged, good morning, this is quite a stretch of damage in el cerrito after a car lost control. they are looking at the damage and checking in on how it could be affecting damage in that area. it is tuesday, march 4th, i am pam cook. >> and i am dave clark, we have rosemary in for steve, good morning, rosemary. >>> storm tracker 2 cap even pick up any rain and it is there and you will find it on your morning drive and let me show you what i mean. we have those clouds in place this morning. very moist air mass continuing to stream even though the storm has passed. photograph a few -- we have a few peeks of sun all of tuesday and here we are, we are still mostly gray but we are dry. temperatures this morning 56 in oakland 54 in fso 53 for napa and i think we will be stuck before we finally get to see the numbers warm up. 67 in fairfield, 65 for san rafael and 67 in mountain view. season all even above the average this time of year but we will be there for mostly cloudy skies.
on the bay bridge, the lights will go out, all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning we want to take you out to the fremont bart station, this is a live station apt the stations this morning and we have live team coverage and it all stems from an investigation so we will take you back out there and get a check on that investigation and on the service delays this morning. it is wednesday, march 5th, i am pam cook. >>> a lot of clouds streaming over us, and a combination of 2 thirds of an inch and we will get a break thursday, friday and saturday and clouds will increase and rain develops and this is looking like a better system. it is a very mild system but look for the breeze to pick up especially the further north you go. up into mendocino but maybe an evening commute could be a little bit tricky. overall we are looking for cloudy conditions, over all, mild companies and rain in the north bay and starting to move south later tonight. starting to move 60s to 70s. >>> and we are okay
down. it fell on to two cars and a hole and there were people inside. ktvu alex savidge down there on the scene. he's going to have more on the damage, the cleanup efforts, and how the peel are doing who were inside that house. so quite a scene. hopefully we don't see more of that but we to have rain on the way. thank you for joining us, wednesday, february 26th i'm pam cook. >> i'll give you a dollar if you give me an umbrella. i forgot mine. >> oh you did? oh dear. >> let's talk about weather and traffic. steve knows everything. >> i hope so. at least in the next four hours. we do have some rain here. heavier rain still a ways to go. there will be some areas that don't get that much rain. maybe a third to a half. other areas will get over two inches of rain. light rain will move in. it will throughout the next couple of hours intensify. but by around the noon hour, that is when the heavier bulk comes in. this is a mild pattern. mid to upper 50s for some and 57 sfo. the core of our jet stream is enhancing this on the backside. possibility with thunderstorms as well. maybe ha
in the growing number of crashes. one crash in oakland is deadly. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >> good morning. we want to take you back out live to highway 24 this morning. a huge scene. a fatal crash most likely because of the weather. the wet roads out there and now that will slow traffic down there as the investigation continues out there. highway 24 the coroner is out there as well. so that part of the roadway will be closed as sal mentioned for quite some time. we are watching a lot of weather related incidents around the bay area though so stay with us. it is friday, february 28th. that is the good news. at least it is friday. >> yeah. and you want everybody to give themselves extra time. i'm dave clark. we're on storm watch. a wet and windy friday morning. we have live team coverage for you. janine de la vega is in san jose. brian flores at that oakland location. but first let's start with sal and steve paulson. steve, you are tracking where the storm is right now. >> well, it's all over the place. but to the west is really -- look at that low. that is just as good adds it gets
of snow today alone. we have team coverage tonight. >>> with ktvu reporters covering today's much needed rain. first to bill martin with how much rain the bay area got today. >> reporter: the morning commute was a mess as you know. we saw one to two inches of rain that continues to impact not just the bay area. over toward, working your way toward fremont. these showers moderate to heavy at times. up here toward vallejo, more scattered showers. driving was messy tonight. visibilities get reduced. these scatters showers like we're seeing over here down near fremont are going to continue throughout the evening hours. fremont getting pretty good rain right now. you can hear it coming down if you're out near the fremont area, margerie drive. we're going to go to san jose and we have heavy rainfall here as well. it's been pretty productive storms coming through the bay area. the showers are going to continue throughout the tonight and they're going to try to push through the bay area weekend. we're going to hear what part of the weekend is going to be the driest. there's more on the way. >>>
students at cal. the they say the school is failing to protect them. ktvu channel 2 news is next. . >>> rain returns to a drought 31sty bay area and we're getting a good soaking tonight -- thirsty area. i'm gasia mikaelian. for people driving home, windshield wipers are a must. slick roads are a staple. 82 through berkeley from our camera at emeryville has been very slow as the storm moved on shore. the storm brought down a tree in logs altos. the home -- losaltos. >> and umbrellas are getting a work out today. water agencies are trying to stretch supplies during the statewide drought. an ruben is in the south bay where the rain is creating a rush for some business. first our chief meteorologist, bill martin is in the weather center. bill. >> the rain has been falling on the afternoon commute. it's come down almost rapidly in san jose with over two-inches of ben lomen. the raven is kind of winding down into the next hour or so. we still have a chance for a thunder shower and heavy rain or wind. it's starting to clear out a little bit around the bay. as you go up 580 there still a
they won't make it through the makeover. ktvu is near one group of stores were merchants that they consider closing. >> just across the street businesses are doing fine but here it's a different story. there are signs telling people they can walk through this area but people are not willing to come over here and spend their money. window shopping in berlin game isn't the same when you're surrounded by orange barricades and chain-link fencing. >> it looks like a war zone, the fences are up you know it's not whelping welcoming. >> this street improvement project broke ground last may but as time passes construction is keeping customers away and many merchants are taking a hit. >> i don't think we knew was gonna be this bad. >> she seen a 30-50% decrease in revenue since the start of the year. >> i don't think you know until it's in front of your store and you realize that it is kind of dead. >> her neighbors across the torn up street are hurting to. >> this construction has been going on too long. >> calvin wong has been considering closing his cafi because sales of also be cut in half. >> no
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> it's happened again another shooting in a normally peaceful marin county city and this time there were several bystanders nearby when the bullets went flying. >> this is a very unusual crime for san rafael, very brazen, obviously. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes a bus link downtown shock by shooting the restaurant in downtown san rafael was opened for business after 1:00 this manager when a shooter walked in. ktvu's debora villalon is live where police still looking for that gunman. >> reporter: this restaurant is dark tonight. normally open until 2:00 a.m. with a bar and karaoke and 20 people were inside, when the shooting happened. 4th street san rheal san rafael is a hub. >> the gunman came in the door and walk up to the victim and shot him multiple times and turned and run out. >> reporter: all people saws with an hispanic man in a black hoody and his victim a 31-year-old san rafael man. >> oh, my gosh. >> it's wild. wild. >> reporter: some wonder
and that it is what we were told by bart police. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> there is no if you are visit between -- service between hayward and fremont. there is limited service to san francisco from the bay fair steak. >>> jean guantanamo bay has said there is a there is -- want has talked about the service center. it blasted last night's decision which creates a 24 hour systems facility. it includes surveillance cameras and shots spotters they are afraid it will charge us and not the entire city. they are remembering a popular 8 8th grade student. they were mourning the loss of jenna betty. she tried to retrieve her cell phone from the train tracks sunday evening. family and classmates are remembering her, she meant so much to so many. >> jenna was one of the best friends i have ever had. i doesn't think i could ever replace that. >> there will be another emotional ceremony later this week and there is a stun did i new development at transgender high school student. he was sexually assaulted by three boys in the school bathroom. they don't know why he made up the lie and he c
that target by taking mandatory steps if necessary. in san jose, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> stay with us for continuing coverage at 10:30 what the chp wants you to do to your car tonight ahead of tomorrow's rain. >>> then first thing tomorrow, turn to the ktvu morning team for up to the minute traffic and weather. bill will be back later in this hour with the complete bay area forecast. >>> new video tonight of a coast guard search for two men after their boat ran aground. it happened around 6:00 tonight. the two men on board were able to get to near by rocks but they didn't know where they were and called for help. it took police less than an hour to call police in a fenced in area. neither man was injured they were just cold and wet. >>> new at 10:00, patti lee live where a permanent tribute to those officers is about to be dedicated. >> to mark this first anniversary. the santa cruz police department will be dedicating this garden tomorrow morning. it'll be a private ceremony but just a few hours ago there was a private vigil down the street at city hall. >> reporter: a candl
, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> now it hercules, where police reported the transgender studented who reported being assaulted now says it's all alive. the school board president said he is relieved, but the board acknowledges, the district has problems, and says just because this was a failings alarm, it -- false alarm, it doesn't mean they can let down their guard. >> we need to look into that. >> charles ramsey said the district now as an opportunity to effect real change, including getting surveillance cameras at hercules high. he says cameras would have made a real difference both in this case, and in a previous case, where there was a fight at the school, involving another transgender teen. >>> facebook is opening its wallet. and just over an hour ago, the city of menlo park accepted the handout to hire an extra police officer. >> reporter: from this meeting, you would think everyone in menlo park likes this offer. no one stood up to speak and the city council unanimously agreed, and gave it a big thumbs up. the working class. sometimes gritty, and crime ridden streets of bell haven are
for clues on how it may have started. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us, a live picture something you should know if you are driving in the morgan hill area, all lanes are closed because of a big-rig crash, a league out there this morning dark leak out there and what you are looking at is people taking a detour object highway -- detour on highway 101 and also there are health concerns so we will check in with her in just a minute. >>> let's talk about weather and traffic, steve, you have everything to tell us. >> we still have some rain last night which is the main car door. we still have some morning rain and it is more of a westerly breeze, temperatures are on the mild side and we have added that breeze. heavier rain will be central california and it will be close for the santa cruz mountains as well and we will get more rain here and that will take us to friday. mendocino, northern sonoma and into napa, morning rain goes and that's where the low is going and we have a fizzle or wind down and there could be some isolated shower
where a 77-year-old woman was found dead there early last month. ktvu's katie utehs is live at police headquarters with more on the possible connection between the two cases. >> reporter: heather, neighbors tell me in the fruitvale area, they see and hear plenty, but often stay quiet to protect their families. several people told me today off camera they believe the cases are connected and it's a theory police are investigating. >> we feel it is not random. >> reporter: a gruesome early morning discovery has unnerved people living along oakland's 34th avenue near foot hill boulevard. >> that's what the danger s you don't know where you stand. >> reporter: around 4:15, firefighters extinguished a burning body. you can see them looking down from a neighbor's roof, towards the body located between a fence and an apartment complex. lieutenant henderson jordan says homicide detectives arrived shortly after. >> they are treating the incident as a suspicious death. >> reporter: police say the body, indistinguishable as far as age and identity, was a man. neighbors we spoke with think today's
're live in martinez tonight, cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> scattered showers spread across much of the bay area today. we want to show you now a live look on storm tracker ( 2. most of the rain has moved farther north. >> reporter: this latest round of stormy weather has finally opened its terrain. and eager to play in the snow for the first time ever a family from salinas spent the day racing up and down the snow covered hillside. >>> and areas that burned are now a concern for hill slides. >>> crews welcomed for more than eight hours through the night to try to reach the hikers authorities say they were finally able to hoist the four up and out of danger using a helicopter. >>> the rain has mostly moved out of the bay area for what was a wet weekend for most. >> the storm basically fizzing out. this was a second storm of the week. the strongest one for parts of the state. look at the rainfall totals over the past few days. basically the opposite what you would expect the over all pattern. eureka gets the most. over southern california 8-1/2 inches of rainfall. that was the wh
for students and see if they have anything planned in her memory. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> water-main break is keeping crews busy up there and this is what we are talking about. it happened on the parkway at los gatos avenue. the water-main belongs to the water recycling for irrigation and brian flores is in the area and we will have more on that coming up. >>> they are continuing to search for a man who has been missing for five days. the father and daughter had dinner and she watched him drive away towards san rafael but he never arrived at the retirement community. they have also caused a problem and maybe contusions set in. >> there is no sign of the car he was driving. it has a missing hub cab. hundreds -- hub cap. hundreds of flyers have been posted throughout the county. >>> they are trying to offer four-year degrees at community colleges. live from san jose, you have been talking to students offering -- offering more. >> you can see there is a charter bus behind me and they will board those buses and is 38 degrees and they are urging support for public educatio
it last night. tonight the toll bridge program oversight committee was briefed on that long list and ktvu's tom baker was the only reporter to talk with bridge officials as they left that meeting and he joins us live. tom. >> the committee is comprised of the head of caltrans, the head of the california transportation commission and steve who is the head of the mtc and chairman. now what they wanted to do was not just talk about those items and many other items that will be fixed, they wanted to know about other long-term kind of things and they wanted to hear direct from caltrans other than the way they normally hear about it, which is usually in the news. based on these punch lists that we showed you yesterday, the questions the oversight committee is most interested in boils down to three main questions. what major items are still unresolved? what items will require more than the planned amount of maintenance? and what potentially embarrassing issues still remain that lawmakers in the media will widely publicize? >> we have a draft report on the maintenance issues and it still needs so
center. >>> and bright lights, the announcement expected today. the ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we have a live look at the bart train which is now moving out of that area and that's our big story problems for bart and certain stations and areas are closed. alex savage is out at the scene of the investigation which started it all. a person hit and killed on the tracks late last night and we will tell you about that about the investigation and how it is a affecting the morning, room mute, it is wednesday march 5 march 5th, i am pam cook. >> steve, should we leave the house with an umbrella. >> you throw one in the back of the car. it keeps them in the north bay and after that, before 5:00 by the evening commute although san jose is not picking up on that and this system is really falling apart. further south, we have couple of 100s. some clouds will sneak in overall it will be a dry day. this sunday steve. cloud cover continues to stream in and we will enhance it and lines the sour
. ktvu tara moriarty is on storm watch this morning in sonoma county. tara, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. when you wake up this morning you should notice cloudy skies, light rain. nothing too bad as steve mentioned. we are here in the north bay that should receive the brunt of the storm. a driver should also expect gusty winds so take it easy across the bridges. the chp is warning drivers to check their tire treads and pressure. the wet forecast brought in a steady stream of customers into the ace hardware store on university avenue. tarps, rain gear, and drainage pipes all in high demand and some in low supply. >> people started coming in yesterday and today. sol it's kind of like the hype oh is it really going to happen? i need to stockpile now. >> reporter: the number of sandbags also dwindling. moderate to heavy showers are not expected to kick in until noon. we could see some thunderstorms up to three inches of rain in the valley, up to seven in the mountains. thursday it should taper off but we will let you know when it will pick up again. >> a reminder y
in oakland, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> check this out -- the rain is causing dangerous flash flooding around the bay area. that's a real hazard for drivers. this might be one of the worst situations. this is video of standing water in the area of santa clara street where it turns into the alameda/san jose. at least two drivers had to be rescued when they drove into high water and got stuck. they say they never saw the water before driving into it. >> another traffic issue, this crash happened at the hickey boulevard exit on 280 in daly city around 2:30 this morning. no one was hurt. but a couple of lanes were blocked for a short time. >>> 7:06. thousands of bay area homes and businesses have no power. pg&e says the biggest outages are in the north bay. two separate blackouts affecting 5700 customers near napa. in the san jose area, 660 homes and businesses are without power. in pittsburg, 328 customers are in the dark. a power pole was knocked down. more than 100 have no electricity in san francisco. just a handful of people on the peninsula have no power. in most cases, the
and what investigators are saying. >>> complete bay area news starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, we are live in san rafael, we have been showing you sandbags in san rafael. get ready for possible flooding with the rain we are receiving and then we are getting more sometimes in the night and early morning and we will check in with steve for the exact details, alex savage, we will check in with him in a moment. >> are you ready? >> yes. >> there is a lot of rain and more is come something in. >> that is correct. tomorrow at this time we will be rocking and rolling and we still have a winter weather advisory and the low is moving north and the heavier rain will be to the north. we have 20 to 25 for some, a few others with this next storm will be closer and it will upgrade. we will get a one inch plus rainfall in years and it looks like things are winding down and northern napa county as well, cordelia, american canyon, marin county is still back, san rafael, mill valley, not a lot but also a little bit in the east bay, hit and miss there. overall, the
early this morning, spilling thousands of gallons of gas and shutting down the southbound lanes. ktvu's tara moriarty has been on the scene since 4:30. she'll tell us when the lanes could reopen coming up in a live report. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. >> let's talk about weather and traffic. should we take an umbrella. >> i would. but you will need more than that tomorrow. there's still rain falling. nothing too heavy. there have been bursts of moderate rain. morning rain, partly cloudy, breezy to blustery. tomorrow, this looks really good to me. there is a lot going on here. we'll have more rain, heavy rain, high wind watch will be upgraded to a warning. the heaviest rains will be around the santa cruz mountains. you can see pretty good swath of rain from southern marin county. terra linda had 2.30. also stretching out across parts of san pablo bay, towards vallejo, benicia, maybe around hercules, also pinole. heading towards cordelia and fairfield and also the east bay. nothing too heavy but it's on its way. 24 la fayette over towards san ramon, danville and probably out to
driver caused a city block's worth of damage and what's being investigated as a dui crash. ktvu's alex savidge has been at the scene since 4:30 this morning. he will show us more of the damage coming up in just a few minutes. it is tuesday, march 4th. good morning, once again. i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. >>> let's check weather and traffic. rosemary is in for steve. do we need an umbrella? >> yeah, we may, just for these morning hours. i think once we get past the two or three hours, we'll be in good shape. stormtracker2 not picking up on any radar. but the drizzle is still falling and below the beam. can't show you any green in our area. but it's damp out there. the roads are slick. the drizzle continues to follow in addition to patchy fog in many areas. if we get up the hill, we have a light scattered shower falling. this is winding down. 4 to 8 inches reported for the higher elevations. i will have a look at some of our rainfall totals in the last 24 hours coming up in just a moment. but i have to take you back through the evening commute yesterday. and then
updated as well. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we'll check back for an update. if you are headed out the door, we will have continuing coverage of the brt delays on mobile ktvu and ktvu.com. you can also fool us on twitter and took for the latest updates. >>> 7:06. new this morning, oakland mayor jean quan cast a tie-breaking vote in favor of a controversial new surveillance center. >> the mayor has cast an aye vote. and the item passes. [chanting] >> there were jeers in city council chambers -- in the city council chambers. this will be a central base for collecting information from the police, surveillance cameras. opponents fear it will be used to spy on people. mayor quan trying to ease fears voted for a measure that only covers surveillance at the port of oakland and not the entire city. >>> 7:07. the hercules high school transgender student who reported a hate crime attack has recanted that story. the teen who is by logically female had told police he was leaving a boys' bathroom at the school monday morning when three other boys attacked him. police say in a followup inter
entered this morning and the statement his lawyer read in the courtroom, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. . >>> good morning, you are taking a live look at osgood road in fremont and you can see there is a lot in the roadway from the spill, that road remains shut down. this crash injured three people including a four-year-old child. alex savage has more and why both drivers may be at fault. it is monday, i am claudine wong in for pam cook. >> let's talk about weather, steve is over there. >> we have increasing clouds, a little bit is falling and our system will continue to spread in a lot of your cover. it is really not that cool all know livermore is 45. 52 with some light rain, increasing clouds throughout the day, a few impulse impulses and the rain will be to the north between wednesday night and thursday and that's a little undone and it is spot on for the north bay and they will be picking up highs today and lows and it is getting busier as you drive in from vallejo to berkeley and that is taking 20 minutes which is not an unusual drive time testimony but bet
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